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ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF FISH FARMING IN KENYA. Carole Engle, Ivano Neira & Kwamena Quagrainie University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, Arkansas, US Charles Ngugi & Mucai Muchiri Moi University, Kenya. Background. Continued PD/A CRSP research with improved production technology

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ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF FISH FARMING IN KENYA

Carole Engle, Ivano Neira & Kwamena Quagrainie

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, Arkansas, US

Charles Ngugi & Mucai Muchiri

Moi University, Kenya


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Background

  • Continued PD/A CRSP research with improved production technology

  • Limited expansion in fish production

  • Expansions limited by financial resources

  • Need for better understanding of farm economic & financial performance

  • Need for farm data & information to estimate economic and financial indicators


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Importance

  • Assessment of farm profitability

  • Provision of economic data useful to lending agencies

  • Business plans & enterprise budget needed for financial assistance


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Objective

To collect and organize economic information necessary for preparing enterprise budgets and business plans for fish farms


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Pond Records: Production & Yield

  • Stocking

    • Date

    • Size

    • Weight

    • Fingerling quantity

    • Fingerling sources


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Pond Records: Production & Yield

  • Harvest

    • Date

    • Size

    • Weight

    • Number of fingerlings

  • Mortality

  • Growth

  • Yield


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Pond Records: Feeding, Other Supplies

  • Type of feed

    • Daily feeding

    • Total feeding

  • Type of fertilizer

    • Date, quantity, type




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Pond Records: Rate Of Use Of The Supplies

IndicatorYear 1Year 2Year 3

  • STOCKING

    • Averaged stocking density per m2

    • Total stocking of the farm.

  • HARVEST

    • No. of harvested life tilapia /ha

    • kg of harvest whole tilapia/ha

    • kg of harvest whole tilapia /farm


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Pond Records: Rate of Use of the Supplies

IndicatorYear 1Year 2Year 3

  • FERTILIZER:

    • kg fertilizer/ha

    • kg fertilizer/pond

    • kg fertilizer/farm

  • FEED

    • kg feed/ha

    • kg feed/pond

    • kg feed/farm


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Pond Records: Rate of Use of the Supplies

IndicatorYear 1Year 2Year 3

  • Management/labor

    • Labor hrs /ha

    • Labor hrs /farm

    • Labor hrs/kg

    • Management cost/ha

    • Management cost /farm

    • Management cost /kg


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Summary

  • Manual on Tilapia Farm Business Management and Economics

  • Training Workshops in 2004


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Funding for this research was provided by theAquaculture Collaborative Research Support Program

The Aquaculture CRSP is funded in part by United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Grant No. LAG-G-00-96-90015-00 and by participating institutions.


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